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Happy Mothers’ Day !

14 May

Happy Mothers’ Day !

Sunday, May 14th, 2017

To:  (_________________) Mother’s name here.

cc: Everybody Else:

Happy Mothers’ Day !   ***  Really ! ***


Note:  If you are having trouble viewing this, consider the following (imaginary) exchange between four (imaginary) people:

A:  “Happy Mothers’ Day !”

B:  “I’m not your mother.”

C: “You’re not.  Neither is it likely you had a happy one.”

D:  “Enough;  the point is:

  1. A Happy day / (not a Happy Mother)
  2. Assume everyone had one.
  3. Agree it is worthy of having a day set aside in honor of 2.
  4. Greeting cards, flowers, visits, phone calls or whatever are reminders of 1-3 for people who … “


H A P P Y  M O T H E R S ‘ D  A Y !!!


Happy Easter !

16 Apr

Happy Easter !

Sunday, April 16, 2017



Jesus, The Easter Bunny, Easter Eggs, Easter Candy, Easter Baskets, Easter Bonnets…

There are so many images on the web; even Deadpool Easter.

It is hard to pick one; just like which egg.


Happy Easter !

-FR / nhd

Happy New Year !

1 Jan

Happy New Year !

Sunday, January 1st, 2017



…and the 8 th Day of Christmas to you too!

First Day of Winter !!!!

22 Dec

First Day of Winter

Well, Wednesday-Thursday, 12:41 AM, 2016*


For many people, it’s dirty cars and roads but this is what it looks like without the cars and roads.

Ok, it’s here!


* The first full day is Thursday, while the first daylight day is Wednesday, right?

Q:  Can you feel the tilt?

Happy Veterans Day !

11 Nov

Happy Veterans Day!

Friday, November 11, 2016


Why are Veterans like McDonald’s?  – Over 3 billion served

Veterans Day is when we say ” Oh yeah, I’m a Veteran!” And then almost immediately followed by the thought that we are the ones who didn’t die. (That’s supposed to be Memorial Day.)


St. Stephen’s Day – Again!

9 Jan

 Saturday, January 9, 2016

I’m sorry, I really thought the holidays were over.

Ok, it was December 26, in a lot of places but for some people it is on January 9th. That’s 2 weeks difference.  Are the banks behind this?

At least I can count on Wikipedia  to keep track of these things.


One more thing I forgot to do last year.


Straw is good,

– Fred Rico

Moving Right Along, 2016

8 Jan

Friday, January 8, 2016:  Moving Right Along Into The Year!


One Week Down!

Whew!  That wasn’t so bad, was it?

I’m glad it’s over, though.

-Fred Rico